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July 4th, 2013 08:38 AM #11
I pronounce it lay-oh-NEE♥ Margaret Mary ♥
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July 4th, 2013 09:08 AM #13
The one I knew at school was an unaccented Leoni (lee-OH-nee).
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July 4th, 2013 09:12 AM #15
I pronounce it the same way my old teacher did back in college, 'Lee-OH-nee'Ingrid | Kit | Susanna | Alistair
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July 4th, 2013 11:35 AM #19
I prefer Leonie said the French way, lay-oh-nee, but if I just saw Leonie, with no accent, I would assume lee-oh-nee. It's sad to say, but I don't have much faith in America's ability to pronounce French names, hahaha. If Leonie was on my list, though, I'd say lay-oh-nee, and if I saw it with the accent, Léonie, I would assume it was lay-oh-nee.
When I seriously considered adding it to my list, I really like Léonie Evangeline and Léonie Evangeline Claire. I think something like Léonie Estelle or Léonie Stella would be lovely, or even Léonie Hélène.
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